01 Jun 2023
--- Glass packaging manufacturer Vetropack is “cautiously” ramping up operations at its Gostomel plant in Ukraine after the production facility was severely damaged during a Russian military attack last February.... Read More
26 May 2023
--- In the dynamic landscape of packaging materials, glass has stood the test of time as a trusted and proven choice for health-conscious consumers, according to industry experts. Glass packaging continues to showcase its... Read More
19 May 2023
--- This week in packaging, Loliware released a new seaweed resin for injection molding at the Rethinking Materials Summit in London, UK. TotalEnergies Corbion partnered with Coexpan on a recycled PLA biobased cup and Ardagh... Read More
19 May 2023
--- The hidden costs of international logistics go beyond the environmental impact, which is a reason in itself to reduce transportation. The European Union Environment Agency states that, between 2000 and 2019, the demand for... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Filling machines are increasing in speed and efficiency from consumers demanding automatic packaging systems to keep up with labor shortages while improving eco-friendly practices. PackagingInsights investigates trends in... Read More
05 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Mondi manufactured a recyclable paper bag solution to roll pack mattresses. Also, WestRock Company announced it will permanently close its paper mill in North Charleston, US, and AeroSafe Global... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is calling on EU policymakers to make material recovery and biological treatment (MRBT) of mixed waste mandatory. The organization has found the method is cost-competitive with controversial,... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
07 Apr 2023
--- Planet Reuse is an online platform and network for reusable packaging with the aim of facilitating the transition from single-use to reusable packaging. The organization started to provide expertise to packagers on... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- The UK government’s impending plans to harmonize England’s waste collection systems, which are currently dictated by individual councils, are being heavily criticized by local authorities as senseless and risk... Read More
22 Mar 2023
--- Berlin Packaging is highlighting its carbon-neutral spirit bottles at the International Food & Drink Event (IFE) Manufacturing this week in London (March 20-22). PackagingInsights spoke with Mark Crumpton, a specialist... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) has found PET plastic bottles to be more environmentally sustainable than glass and aluminum beverage containers. Plastic packaging made from PET is used in over... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- Ecoveritas has published the results of a UK survey on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) which show that the vast majority of businesses view their packaging data collection capability as a “work in... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and Reloop have today released a brief guidance on mixed waste sorting (MWS) for the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), which is currently being discussed by European Union (EU) legislators. The guide... Read More
28 Feb 2023
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) in Germany is investing over €40 million (US$42 million) into returnable glass bottles to improve its reusable packaging capabilities. The investment will fund a new filling line in... Read More
24 Feb 2023
--- Just Zero has published model legislation to aid government and policymakers in improving waste management infrastructure in the US. The non-profit advocates for implementing a packaging reduction and recycling act, deposit... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and... Read More
21 Feb 2023
--- At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show in Birmingham, UK, fewer paper and cardboard-based companies were present than in previous years. Plastics manufacturers, however, were on full display. We discuss how... Read More
16 Feb 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and Reloop have published a new study by Eunomia Research and Consulting today which shows that applying sorting systems to mixed waste (MWS) before thermal treatment and landfilling can contribute to... Read More
07 Feb 2023
--- Recycleye, a provider of the “most adapted and robust” artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solution for sorting dry mixed recycling (DMR), has announced a US$17 million Series A financing round, led by deep-tech... Read More